Last week, I was fascinated by the rite, ritual and tradition used by the Catholic Church in Vatican City used to inform everyone of the selection of the new pope. On the first day of the conclave, the cardinal-electors assemble in St. Peter’s Basilica to attend morning Mass.  In the afternoon, the 115 cardinals gathered […]

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Wearing: Kate Spade New York Necklace, Kate Spade New York Quilted Jacket, Kate Spade New York “Licorice” Suede Pumps Spring doesn’t start for another 10 days, but the warm weather this weekend made it seem even closer. I am ‘spring forward’ with the nice weather as I train for the Nike Half Marathon happening next month. I welcome […]

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Today’s post is inspired by many of the ladies that I invited to my Stella & Dot Jewelry Trunk Show who were unfamiliar with the name. Only 2/10 women have heard of this company according to my Stella & Dot Stylist, Lisa Cary Morela. Last week I told you that I am doing my first […]

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I am devoting today’s post to “Slim Dressing.”  I am having a moment….a fat moment.  Actually, who am I kidding? This is more than a moment. I’ve felt this way since the beginning of the year.  My samplings of the less-than-friendly carbohydrates from the holidays have caught up with me.  I would like to believe […]

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When I think of February being the shortest month of the year and the only month with fewer than 30 days, many fun events/activities come to mind: Black History Month, Super Bowl (yay Ravens), Valentine’s Day, Ground Hog Day and President’s Day. However, something fairly new on the calendar in recent years is Heart Healthy […]

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Today, I am wearing leather for my outfit pose/post.  As you know, leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning of animal rawhide and skin.  Today, I wanted to focus on another type of skin, human skin. And how we should be protecting our skin especially as African American or any people of […]

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As I’ve gotten older, I’ve found a few things that I’ve to know as my ‘saving grace.’ We all have them, items or things that we do that we couldn’t imagine having to live, and don’t want to, honestly, live without. As I got older, my hormones changed. My hair changed, the color, the texture, […]

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Even though subscribing to magazines through different apps and e-readers is extremely prevalent, I still like to subscribe to the actual magazines, that I can hold in my hands. It’s relaxing to read about fashion and beauty (it’s a Calgon moment—take me away).  I find it interesting that 90% of the articles one reads in […]

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Wearing: Talbot’s Coat, J. Crew Cashmere Fingerless Gloves “Where there is no vision, people perish….” Do you ever dream or have aspirations to land that perfect job or accomplish a special task? Over the last four years, I watched someone dear to me, not only land the perfect job in the midst of a sour economy […]

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